NCIS: NEW ORLEANS Sneak Peek: Racing For The Gold

NCIS: NEW ORLEANS rings in the holiday season with red, green and gold. Red blood, a green NCIS agent and a relationship that may not see a golden wedding anniversary in its future.

The red blood is smeared over the body of Marine Corporal Jared Connors (guest star Mason Beauchamp), an amateur race car driver involved in a fatal crash on the racetrack.

The NCIS team investigates after finding over $100,000 of stolen money in the corporal’s garage and learning that the Marine had been stabbed.

The Marine’s girlfriend, Dana Wells (Laura Seay), and father, Russ (A. Russell Andrews), are suspected of hiding information because of possible threats, which may have something to do with the racing team.

Sebastian (Rob Kerkovich) brings the green as he begins his transition from forensics scientist to newbie NCIS agent, having recently discovered his inner superhero on a case.

And the couple least likely to reach their golden years together, Melody (guest star Brianna Brown) and Christopher (Lucas Black) whose new “unexpected shared son” family dynamic is not only failing, but impacting Lasalle’s work performance. Distraction is not good when high-speed cars and multiple gunmen are involved.

What is the secret behind Connor’s death and what is driving those involved to keep quiet?

NCIS: NEW ORLEANS stars Scott Bakula, Vanessa Ferlito, Daryl “Chill” Mitchell, Shalita Grant and CCH Pounder.

Also guest starring in tonight’s episode, “Overdrive,” are Meghan Ory, Will Traval, Matt Story, Garrett Hines, Steven Waldren, Ned Yousef, Jason Edwards, Fabian C. Moreno, Amy Le, Robert Wells III, Julian Acosta and Mike Seal. “Overdrive” was written by Ron McGee and directed by Gordon Lonsdale.

NCIS: NEW ORLEANS airs tonight at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on CBS in the U.S. and on Global in Canada.

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